" . . . an age appropriate version of an important element in our society . . ."
Learn it. Remember it. Live it. Right. Wrong. Consequences. Values that make the difference are found in Janis Silverman's second book "Advanced" Fairy Tales. Some of the tales are less familiar; some are more complicated and take a more mature student to untangle the possible misbehaviors to be charged. But the teacher-tested results speak for themselves . . .
". . . What a great way to teacher character education in the classroom . . ."
". . . developing strategies for conflict resolution makes Advanced Fairy Tales on Trial a valuable addition to any resource or classroom library . . ."
". . . Writing out their thoughts on the special forms has helped them to solidify their ideas before they speak . . best of all, the students and teachers had so much fun!"
". . . My class had to rely on their listening and note-taking skills . . . as responsible jurors they did not want to miss any crucial details . . . I was surprised to see the amount of critical problem-solving that took place . . ."
Includes Criminal Behavior chart, Trial Roles, Trial Procedure, Opening, Closing and Legal Argument Forms, and Pre and Post trial questions. Tales include:
- The Tinder Box
- Sleeping Beauty
- Two Bad Mice
- Toads and Diamonds The Gingerbread Boy
- The Bremen Town Musicians
- The Pied Piper of Hamelin
- Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
- The Hare and the Hedgehog